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Jun
20
Thu
TRAMPLED BY TURTLES with DEER TICK @ Filene Center at Wolf Trap
Jun 20 @ 7:30 pm
Pushing past traditional genres, progressive bluegrass collective Trampled By Turtles and punk-influenced Americana band Deer Tick are redefining the crossover landscape. The “rich vocal harmonies, unbelievably intricate and fast fiddle solos, and ever-present strumming mandolin and banjo” (Consequences of Sound) of Trampled By Turtles along with the Jekyll and Hyde balancing act of acoustic roots and electric rock of Deer Tick are best experienced live.

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Trampled By Turtles
Deer Tick

Jul
24
Wed
BRUCE HORNSBY & The Noisemakers with AMOS LEE @ Filene Center at Wolf Trap
Jul 24 @ 7:30 pm – 11:00 pm
From pop and jazz to bluegrass, country, and beyond, Grammy-winning musician Bruce Hornsby (“The Way It Is”) has performed it all with everyone from Ricky Skaggs to Elton John. Similarly, Philadelphia-bred singer-songwriter Amos Lee (“Sweet Pea”) knows no musical limits. “Lee’s silky vibrato has always lent itself to a fluid shift between rock, soul, R&B, folk, you name it” (Billboard).
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Jul
31
Wed
STEVE MILLER BAND with MARTY STUART & HIS FABULOUS SUPERLATIVES @ Filene Center at Wolf Trap
Jul 31 @ 7:30 pm
The multiplatinum “Space Cowboy” brings his signature blues-rock hits like “The Joker” and “Fly Like An Eagle” back to Wolf Trap with “honky-tonk in technicolor” (Billboard) band Marty Stuart and His Fabulous Superlatives.

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Steve Miller Band
Marty Stuart

Aug
1
Thu
LYLE LOVETT & HIS LARGE BAND with special guest MAVIS STAPLES @ Filene Center at Wolf Trap
Aug 1 @ 7:30 pm
Best known for his masterful songwriting filled with wit and charm, Lyle Lovett has built his career “on the reputation of his live shows, which routinely sell out theaters and concert halls coast to coast” (The New York Times). Iconic soul singer and activist Mavis Staples elevates the evening by opening the show with her powerful voice and messages of unity.

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Lyle Lovett
Mavis Staples